Creekside Blues & Jazz Festival 2019

The Creekside Blues and Jazz Festival returns for its 21st annual installment at Gahanna’s Creekside Park & Plaza this Friday, June 14th (5pm – midnight), Saturday, June 15th (11am – midnight), and Sunday, June 16th (11am – 7pm). Single day tickets ($7 – $10) and weekend passes are available – click here for more details. First held in 1999, the festival features a number of premier blues bands, local and regional jazz acts, and a selection of other local bands on four stages throughout the weekend. This year’s Jazz Stage headliners are Urban Jazz Coalition featuring Sarah Morrow (Friday), John Scofield’s Combo 66 (Saturday) and Swinging With Sinatra: Brian Michael Smith & The John Vermeulen Octet (Sunday). The festival is a great place to take in a variety of great live music and enjoy family friendly activities. Each year more than 35,000 people from throughout Central Ohio and other parts of the US attend the popular festival.

The jazz lineup for the weekend is as follows. Click here to see the full schedule and learn more about the artists. All shows are on the “Heartland Bank Jazz Stage” unless otherwise noted:

Friday, June 15th

Tia Harris and her Trio – 5pm
The Sidewinders – 7pm
Whirlybirds – 7:30pm – Creekside Community Stage
Urban Jazz Coalition featuring Sarah Morrow – 9pm

Saturday, June 16th

Columbus Youth Jazz Orchestra – 1pm
Rachel Sepulveda Quartet – 3pm
Swings the Thing Big Band – 3:30pm – Creekside Community Stage
fo/mo/deep – 5pm
FLIPPO Performs The Music of Weather Report – 7pm
Tom Carroll & Friends – 7:30pm – Acoustic Alley
John Scofield’s Combo 66 – 9pm

Sunday, June 17th

Ken Weaver Quartet – Noon
Waves de Ache – 2pm
Trutone – 3pm – Creekside Community Stage
Swinging With Sinatra: Brian Michael Smith & The John Vermeulen Octet – 4pm

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